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Israel: Shimon Peres and the ‘peace dove’ myth

Shahar Benhorin and Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government facing increasing international isolation, representatives from 70 countries and international organizations came to participate at the funeral of the former president Shimon Peres. ...

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Israel/Palestine: Netanyahu government policy claims more victims

Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) The arrogant policy of “management of the conflict” of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming more and more victims from both sides of the national schism almost daily. Since the beginning of ...

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Refugee crisis: Defend the right to asylum

  Robert Bechert, CWI Millions upon millions displaced, forced to flee, living in appalling conditions, facing brutality from state forces and sectarian militias while putting their lives at risk as they seek safety; this is the reality of the wars ...

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Iraq /Syria US-led bombings will worsen divisions

Judy Beishon, from the Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party England & Wales) The brutal bombing onslaught led by US imperialism on ‘Islamic State’ held parts of Iraq and Syria is pouring more fuel on the fires of civil ...

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Iraq: Only united action can stop sectarian war

Robert Bechert, CWI Millions of working people around the world have been shocked at the rapid advance of the extreme religious fundamentalists of ‘Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIS) who have now proclaimed the foundation of a ‘caliphate’, ...

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Gaza in crisis – Mass action needed to stop bloodshed

Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement, Israel-Palestine Whole families burnt alive. Parents with children. Shajaiya neighbourhood in Gaza is complete rubble. Over 1,100 Palestinians’ lives have ended since 8 July, as ruthless inferno has rained down on this besieged, impoverished, and ...

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Gaza outrage: Mass action needed to end the slaughter and blockade

Judy Beishon, from The Socialist (weekly newspaper of the Socialist Party – CWI England & Wales) The trapped, blockaded 1.8 million people in the Gaza strip have been viciously bombarded from air, sea and land. The ferocity of the war ...

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Gaza bombardment as Netanyahu government fuels wave of protest

Israel-Palestine Extracts and updates from a series of articles on the website of Socialist Struggle Movement, the Israel-Palestine section of the CWI. As this article is published the Israeli government has launched another series of air strikes and bombardments on ...

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Iraq: Oil war’s bloody legacy

By Judy Beishon At the time of Bush and Blair’s catastrophic and criminal invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Socialist Party and Committee for a Workers’ International warned it could lead to the break-up of Iraq and terrible sectarian war that ...

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